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Learning about crisis

What Happens to us in a Crisis?

    When we have a crisis, we all get a little wobbly. Offering extra grace can make a huge difference, and helps everyone cope in a more positive way. Here’s a quick (and fun) lesson on crisis.

    Discussion and interaction

    Report from Ecuador

      For the project in Ecuador, we addressed levels one and two of the World Health Organization’s Optimal Mix for Mental Health Services. These are the base levels of self care and informal care, which take place outside of the formal healthcare and mental health systems. The focus is on increased awareness and understanding of stress management, mental disorders, grief and trauma.

      Using Baby Finds Grace with children

      A Time for Healing in Cambodia

        The room becomes hushed. There are tears. The participants soon grasp a new reality; this week will affect them personally. There is a shift, a change in the atmosphere. More than a training seminar; this week will be life-changing.

        Cambodia - children's home

        It’s Time for Mental Health

          Who do people go to when they have a problem? These are the people we train to recognize and respond to mental health needs.

          Watch the video to see how training helps

          Helping Military Families

            At first, Sergeant Biake wasn’t sure he should attend the mental health seminar, but he decided to participate. In this video he shares why he is glad he made that decision.

            Regional Impact

              Just a few nights ago, we sat with the national mental health leaders from three African countries.

              Impact Liberia Mental Health

              Know Their Story

                In this brief video, Ben shares how he and other church leaders have used the training to help people in the community.

                Liberia

                Training in Liberia

                  Thirty church leaders who were trained a few years ago will receive the newest edition of the mental health manual, Understanding People, Mental Health, and Trauma. This new resource will help them build capacity among their networks and in communities that have not had access to care.

                  Thank You from Nepal

                  Thank You, from Nepal

                    Mohan Recorded this message to share how mental health training has helped in Nepal.